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Kyle Ruediger and Kashaf Iqbal Crowned NHHS 2014 Winter Ball King and Queen

Pictured is Kyle Ruediger and Kashaf Iqbal.

NEW HAVEN. Mo. - Winter brings us the majesties of snow, hot chocolate, and quiet nights by the fire and at New Haven High School, it also brings Winter Ball.

Sophomore Kashaf Iqbal and Senior Kyle Ruediger were crowned the 2014 Winter Ball King and Queen at Friday night’s boys basketball game.

John E. Waters, Jr. September 6, 1943 - December 15, 2014

John Edward Waters, Jr. was born to John Edward Waters and Elcie Nettie (Wright) Waters on September 6, 1943 in St. Louis, Missouri. John entered into eternal rest on December 15, 2014 at the age of 71.  His body is to be cremated and interned at Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery in St. Louis, MO. 

John attended school in Kirkwood, MO, East St. Louis, IL and St. Louis, MO. Following his elementary education John entered O'Fallon Technical High School in 1958 and graduated from Auto Mechanics in 1962. 

Following high school he enlisted in the United States Marines with boot camp at Camp Pendleton, CA. He was assigned to the Third Marine Division (tank battalion) and worked in the message center. 

Tina Ileen Staley January 30, 1973 - December 13, 2014

Tina  Ileen  Staley, 41, of Hermann, Missouri, passed away on Saturday, December 13, 2014 at New Haven, Missouri.

Mrs. Staley was born in Hermann, Missouri on January 30, 1973, the daughter of  Lloyd G. and Ileen D. (Humburg) Theissen.

She was the wife of Clifford J. Staley.  They were married May 14, 1994 at Hermann.  Clifford survives in Hermann.

This Weekend At The Walt - Night At The Museum: Secret Of The Tomb

NEW HAVEN, Mo. - The Walt Theater’s block buster lineup continues this weekend (Dec. 19-21) with Night At The Museum: Secret Of The Tomb (Rated PG), which hits theaters this Friday.

Night At The Museum: Secret Of The Tomb’s all-star cast includes Ben Stiller, Robin Williams and Owen Wilson. (Showtimes, dates, and Official Trailer below)

Claire Meyer New Haven Middle School November Student of the Month

NEW HAVEN, Mo. - Claire Meyer has been selected as the New Haven Middle School's November Student of the Month.

Claire is attentive in class and works hard to do her best. Claire is respectful and gets along well with her classmates.

Claire is active at school as a member of the basketball, volleyball and track teams.

We Are Blessed To Have The Walt Theater

Letter to the Editor:

I hope everyone in the New Haven area who enjoys movies will come out and continue supporting the Walt Theater.  My family went again last night and it wasn't very crowded. 

For 3 people we paid $15 admission and $9 popcorn and drinks.  The other theaters in the area would have been $24 for tickets and $30 for popcorn and drinks.   The Walt Theater is showing first run great movies.

Fun Facts About The Mistletoe

By: Rosalie Laune

Mistletoe is a Christmas tradition in many cultures.  Most of us know about sneaking a kiss under the mistletoe, but how many of us know mistletoe is actually a parasite?

Here are five fun facts about mistletoe you can impress your friends with...or maybe not.

1. Mistletoe is a catchall term for the more than 1500 species of the plant  growing around the world, most in the tropics.

Phillip E. Kircher March 27, 1945 - December 13, 2014

Mr. Phillip  E.  Kircher, 69, of New Haven, Missouri passed away Saturday, December 13th, 2014 at SSM St. Clare Health Center, Fenton, MO.

Mr. Kircher was born in Pleasant Hill, Missouri on March 27, 1945, the son of the late Harry  Carl  and Ethel Corinne (Karg) Kircher.

He was a member of Bethlehem Lutheran Church New Haven, Missouri., He was a prior member of the Christ the King Lutheran Church in Ozark, Missouri.

Two Sustain Serious Injuries In Fatal Accident On Highway

Pictured above is the 2007 Ford Edge driven by Raymond Paille.

NEW HAVEN, Mo. - Saturday night at approximately 6:45 p.m. New Haven/Berger Fire and New Haven EMS responded for a report of a major accident involving two vehicles on Highway 100, approximately one half mile west of Highway E.

Two ambulances from New Haven along with Hermann EMS and Hermann Fire Department responded to assist due to extended extrication time after at least one patient was entrapped.

UPDATED: Suspect Arrested By MSHP In Police Officer Shooting

Lee's Summit, MO -  The Missouri State Highway Patrol realease information earlier this afternoon that the suspect involved in Saturday's police officer shooting has been arrested.

Sergeant Collin M. Stosberg of the MSHP said that On Sunday, December 14, 2014, officers were able to gather information leading to a potential suspect and his possible location surrounding an officer involved shooting of a Pleasant Valley (MO) Police Officer. 

As a result of the investigation, Omar D. Maria, 31, from Kansas City, Missouri, was arrested without incident at 1959 Parallel Avenue, in Kansas City, Kansas.

Darlene Kattelmann Cappel September 19, 1926 - December 12, 2014

Mrs. Darlene  Kattelmann Cappel age  88, of Hermann passed away Friday, December 12th, 2014 at Hermann Area District Hospital, Hermann, MO.

Mrs. Cappel was born in McKittrick, Missouri on September 19, 1926, the daughter of the late Albert and Bertha (Patton) Schmidt.

She was married to Elmer Kettelmann on November 17, 1945 at the Hermann United Methodist Church, Hermann, Mo. Elmer passed away August 6, 2003. She then married James Cappel on April 4, 2009 in Hermann. Mr Cappel passed away March 24, 2013.

Hannah Kruse Named All-Tournament Team at New Haven Scholar Bowl Tournament

Pictured is the All-Tournament Team left to right: Devon Kerckhoff, Anthony Feldmann, Victoria Stroup, Wesley Curtis, Hannah Kruse, Gunner Krull, Everett Knudsen, and James Schisler.
(Overall team and individual results below.)

NEW HAVEN, Mo. - New Haven’s Hannah Kruse was one of eight players named to the 2nd Annual New Haven Scholar Bowl All-Tournament team, scoring the fourth most individual points and leading her team to a third place finish.